The city wakes up... A few early birds around the cathedral... Au marché... Hidden corners, although not so hidden for the eager ones... The city married the river... And embraced the culture and the fine arts Eleazar.
Looking for the soul of the city, through the memories of those who once walked its empty streets. Please follow the link to see the first part of this series of posts relating to street photography in Luxembourg City. Eleazar.
Being the oldest city in Germany, Trier offers an interesting ensemble of historical buildings, the Porta Nigra and the Basilica constituting the finest examples of Roman art in Central Europe. Additional constructions coming from the Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque tinge the city with mystery and nostalgia. Eleazar.
Igel is a small village in western Germany, next to the border with Luxembourg, on the shores of the Moselle river. On a sunny Autumn afternoon the Moselle valley displays its charms, with an explosion of colours and textures, going from the colourful and rough leaves of the trees and vines to the smooth surface … Sigue leyendo Igel
A visible trace of the industrial reconversion, a valuable legacy of the industrial heritage, a gem of the industrial art. The Völklingen Ironworks was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1994, constituting the only example in Western Europe that has remained intact after the end of production due to the industrial reconversion. Eleazar.
"I grew up in a forest. It's like a room. It's protected. Like a cathedral... it is a place between heaven and earth" "Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven" "We are made for the light of a cave and for twilight. When we dim the light down, and the … Sigue leyendo La petite Suisse
Clervaux is a small and isolated village in the middle of les Ardennes Luxembourgeoises, and to the greatest surprise of the visitor it hosts a worldwide known photography exhibition, “The Family of Man”, that was first shown in the New York MoMa, then toured the world for eight years, and unexpectedly ended up in Luxembourg, … Sigue leyendo Clervaux
“The magic of the street is the mingling of the errand and the epiphany" The pictures above were shot yesterday afternoon in the district of Bonnevoie, in Luxembourg City. The quote is by the American writer Rebecca Solnit. Thanks for stopping by, Eleazar.
"Pale amber sunlight falls across The reddening October trees, That hardly sway before a breeze As soft as summer: summer's loss Seems little, dear! on days like these. [...] Beyond the pearled horizons lie Winter and night: awaiting these We garner this poor hour of ease, Until love turn from us and die Beneath the … Sigue leyendo Autumn in Luxembourg (2)
On my recent visit to la capitale de la Lorraine I realised once again how well preserved old French cities are. I did not have high expectations for Metz though, and in the end it turns out that it is one of the most picturesque cities in France. The best way to explore Metz and … Sigue leyendo Metz